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John Niland Scientia Building

Leighton Hall

Green Square (2.3 km)750

UNSW's main campus in Kensington is a busy, thriving community of 60,000 students and 6,000 staff, the size of a small town. Conveniently located in Sydney's eastern suburbs, UNSW Kensington Campus is just 12km from the Sydney CBD.

Set in the heart of Kensington Campus, the university’s dedicated venues and events centre Scientia is UNSW Hospitality’s flagship venue. John Niland Scientia has five conference spaces that are available for hire for your next event. With sweeping views across the university’s landscaped gardens and public spaces, your guests and international delegates will be captivated by this superb facility.

Leighton Hall is an impeccably presented ceremonial hall. Flooded with natural light, Leighton Hall is home to some of Sydney’s grandest ceremonies and glittering celebrations. It can comfortably accommodate up to 750 guests. With cutting edge design and world class technical facilities, Leighton Hall is a sophisticated blank space on which to stamp your mark. With an impressive eight metre high roof of floating sails, an Italian travertine wall and a terraced mezzanine level, this glamorous space is an ideal venue.

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Great for

  • Conference
  • Networking venues
  • Other
  • Presentation
  • Private parties
  • Wedding


  • Air ConditioningAir Conditioning
  • Audio EquipmentAudio Equipment
  • Breakout SpacesBreakout Spaces
  • Close to Transport LinksClose to Transport Links
  • Disabled AccessDisabled Access
  • Natural LightNatural Light
  • Outdoor SpaceOutdoor Space
  • ParkingParking
  • TV/ProjectorTV/Projector
  • Whiteboards/FlipchartsWhiteboards/Flipcharts


  • Cabaret LayoutCabaret: 280
  • Classroom LayoutClassroom: 230
  • Dinner Rounds LayoutDinner / Rounds: 350
  • Standing LayoutStanding: 750
  • Theatre LayoutTheatre: 520


Green Square (2.3 km)

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